Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will convene the next meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF) at 2:00pm EST on Monday, February 13, 2023, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
This Cabinet-level meeting serves as an opportunity to coordinate government-wide efforts and announce new initiatives to combat all forms of human trafficking. Secretary Blinken will be joined by senior White House officials and principals from the 20 participating PITF agencies, who will highlight key anti-trafficking efforts and future commitments to maintain momentum in the fight against human trafficking, including in accordance with the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. The Secretary will honor the two recipients of the 2022 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. A member of the presidentially appointed U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking, which provides a formal platform for trafficking survivors to advise and make recommendations on federal anti-trafficking policies to PITF agencies, also will speak about the Council’s work and its recent recommendations.
For additional information, contact the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at [email protected] or visit www.state.gov/j/tip.
The event will be livestreamed on www.youtube.com/user/whitehouse (Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons) and on www.state.gov with ASL interpretation.
Official news published at https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinken-to-convene-human-trafficking-task-force-meeting/